Royal Air Force Memorial

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Royal Air Force Memorial
Great Britain
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For RAF personnel killed in the two world wars
Unveiled 1923
Location near Victoria Embankment,
London, England
Designed by Sir Reginald Blomfield (monument),
William Reid Dick (eagle)
I bare you on eagles wings and brought you unto myself (Exodus 19:4)

The Royal Air Force Memorial is a 1923 military memorial on the Victoria Embankment in central London, dedicated to the memory of the casualties of the Royal Air Force in World War I (and, by extension, all subsequent conflicts). It is sited near Cleopatra's Needle, between the north-bank ends of Charing Cross Bridge and Westminster Bridge, and directly to the east of the main Ministry of Defence building on Whitehall. It was designed by Sir Reginald Blomfield, and William Reid Dick sculpted the eagle on top (drawn from the RAF's badge).

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Other Royal Air Force Memorials[edit]

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Media related to RAF Memorial, London at Wikimedia Commons

Coordinates: 51°30′14.35″N 0°7′23.25″W / 51.5039861°N 0.1231250°W / 51.5039861; -0.1231250